Bulletin of 29 July 18

        PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                        www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan


Altar Society Aug Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

5 Aug                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         A. McGuckin     S. Speirs, E. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am      F. Lynch            J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     N. Corrigan       C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John O’Neill, Marian Cassidy, Sarah (Sadie) Kearns and Gerry Moore who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 28 July          Tony O’Neill, Jane Tohill, Robert Dinsmore

Sun. 29 July         Jimmy Tohill, Ann McKee, Ciaran McKee, Veronica Henry, George Gibson

Mon. 30 July        Brigid Heavron, Malachy O’Kane

Tues. 31 July       Thomas O’Neill, May White

Wed. 1 Aug           Marie O’Neill

Thur. 2 Aug          Eileen McCloskey, Mary Toner

Fri. 3 Aug             

Sat 4 Aug              David Morgan,

                                Dariusz Kacprzyk (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1782, Loose Plate – £608

Castledawson Envelopes – £471, Loose Plate – £147

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Antoine Craig who was baptised recently.


FIRST FRIDAY OF AUGUST – Mass for the First Friday at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt


As we look forward to the World Meeting of Families, Relics of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin and their daughter, Saint Therese of Lisieux will visit St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on Sunday 12 August.  The Relics will arrive at the Cathedral for 11am Mass on that morning and they will leave at 9am on Monday 13 August.


Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 2, 9, & 16 October and 23 & 24 November; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

LOUGH DERG – You may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Monday 13 August, advance booking is not necessary, contact Lorraine 00353 71 9861518 or info@loughderg.org


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3650 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day


THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm

ONE MORE LIGHT Wellness Event Saturday 4 August 1pm – 4pm, everyone welcome, refreshments available


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL TRIP TO NEWCASTLE – Saturday 4 August, bus leaving 9.30am sharp from Church gate, if you are interested please contact 028 7930 0819 leaving your name & details

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 15, 25, 30; £25 to Eilish Drew, Chris Bradley, Alex Faith; Jackpot £1700


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 11, 17, 24; £25 to Tom & Karl & Colum Lavery; Jackpot £1200


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Sky Blues pre-season training Tuesdays 7pm at Spires Park, everyone welcome; all former youth players are encouraged to attend; see Facebook for more details

HUMAN LIFE INTERNATIONAL MEETING IN MAGHERA – Fr. Shenan Boquet, president of HLI (Human Life International) will give a talk on Thursday 2 August 7.30pm in Walsh’s Hotel Maghera


ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY ROADSHOW – Information Event on Friday 3 August 10am – 4pm in Lidl Magherafelt; also Thursday 9 August from 9am in the Parish Centre Bistro, everyone welcome